Last updated 31/10/18 at 04:12 PM

Looking at the alarming rise of child sexual abuse, molesting, groping etc. cases, an Awareness program on safe, unsafe, unwanted touch for girl child was commenced from February 13, 2018. The program is named LOUDLY NO. The objective of the program is teaching girls about limits to identify reasonable, safe and permissible ways for other people to behave towards them and how they will respond when someone passes those limits, empowering girls by respecting their choices and their right to say no and empowering girls by teaching self defense.
The program was conducted with the support of SBIOA at SBOA Public School, Garchuck, Guwahati. A significant interactive session between our resource people Nimi Borgohain, Chief Clinical Psychologist of GNRC, Psychiatric Social Worker Dhruba Jyoti Kalita and the Girl students consequently revealed that 24% of girls out of total 120 girls were abused once or more during their lifetime and majority of them were an outsider. Subsequently counseling was done to the girls suffering from traumatic experience.
Ms. Cynthia Nornha, CFO and DGM, Asish Kr. Biswas, CDO and DGM, Rupam Roy, General Secretary, SBIOA, Dilip Roychoudhury, President, SBIOA were present in program. 

March 15, 2018- An awareness program on Sexual harassment and Post traumatic stress disorder management was conducted at Pragjyotish College on March 15, 2018. Subjects discussed were- Women sexual harassment, its forms, places of occurrence, its types, its effects, what to do, what not to do, Legal options and Post traumatic stress disorder management. 37 girls participated in the program. A significant interactive session between our resource people Nimi Borgohain, Chief Clinical Psychologist of GNRC, Psychiatric Social Worker Dhruba Jyoti Kalita and the Girl students consequently revealed that 43% among the girls were abused once or more during their lifetime and majority of them were an outsider. Subsequently counseling was done to the girls suffering from traumatic experience. Respected attendees of Pragjyotish College present in the program were Dr. Paramananda Rajbongshi, Principal; Dipika Roy Medhi, Associate Professor, Philosophy; Namita Das, Associate Professor, Economics; Manjula Dutta, Sr. Associate Professor, Anthropology; Niva Deka, Associate Professor, Philosophy; Indrani Kalita, Assistant Professor, Assamese; Karabi Khaklari Bodo, Assistant Professor, Assamese; Mridusmita Devi, Assistant Professor, Education.